"Notes" of An Elder
Great leaders change us for the better. They see more in us than we see in ourselves. They help us learn to see it too.
Nothing in life is of any value unless it is shared with others.
"Notes" of An Elder is a depository of pertinent information, knowledge and wisdom. Available weekly will be an elder's "thinking menu" for your use. Enjoy this bounty.
- The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.
- A great listener is someone who not only hears what is being said but also understands the content.
- The world could always use more people willing to take time to slow down and enjoy meaningful lives.
- Life is unfair. That's a good thing ― it means you don't deserve all the bad things that happen to you.
- Think about your thoughts and choose which ones to believe and which ones to discard.
- You are and become what you see, listen to, and read.
- Everyone wants to transform their lives, but few want to endure the pain of change.
- Recognize it
- Anticipate it
- Create it
- Treat it
- "Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less." — C.S. Lewis
- Great leaders change us for the better. They see more in us than we see in ourselves. They help us learn to see it too.
- If you can change the way you think, you can master a new way of being.
- Think of blame as a shortcut for avoiding responsibility.
- Be the light that leads others through darkness.
- The best way to invest your emotional energy wisely is to get comfortable saying "no thank you." This way, you can focus on what is truly important.
Am I comfortable with who I am today?